Have you ever been to a presentation on leadership and said to yourself, “Why isn’t my boss here to listen to this?” I’m sure that was the minds of a roomful of EPA employees at a recent seminar called “Getting Change Right,” by author Seth Kahan.
Does crowdsourcing government reform innovations work? Obama tried it in his first year on office with mixed results. The new Coalition Government in Britain launched a pair of crowdsourcing sites. Are they doing any better?
The Senate Government Performance Taskforce held a field hearing on Performance-Stat systems in Annapolis, MD, with Governor Martin O'Malley as the lead witness. They explored how these systems might be applied in the federal government.
OMB chief performance officer Jeff Zients has periodically said he wants to create a “performance management framework” for the federal government. Some are asking where is the framework? Others are asking do we really need a framework?
With the issuance of Executive Order 13514 on federal sustainability, the Obama administration has called upon the federal government to lead by example: making its operations more sustainable, responsible, and efficient.
A Federal Highway Administration international “scanning” team has identified a large number of important performance management lessons from mature systems in Australia, Great Britain, New Zealand and Sweden.
New ideas are the lifeblood of every organization. But getting action on those ideas isn’t always easy. The Center for American Progress has released a pair of reports that address these issues, and offer both case studies and concrete suggestions on how